Graduate with two accredited degrees that are highly regarded by industry. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws stands out in a competitive job market with specialised skillsets. Gain highly influential skills in negotiation, research and debate; and an essential understanding of business and related legal matters.
During the five-year program, you will delve into legal theory and principles alongside marketing, management, accounting and more. Build breadth and depth of knowledge across a range of business areas, with the option to specialise in one or two. The degrees incorporate global work/study opportunities and practical real-world experience including internships, mentoring and career networking.
Graduates have the skills needed to provide strategic, commercial and legal advice to businesses, government and non-government organisations. They are prepared for success with relevant industry experience and connections.
Why choose this bachelor degree?
Design a degree to suit your career goals and interests. The Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws offers professional development and accreditation, and a selection of exciting majors and electives.
You can choose one or two Commerce majors from fields including accounting, finance, economics, information systems, fintech, human resources, management, marketing, business law, taxation, real estate or international business.
Core legal courses include criminal law, contracts, law principles, ethics, justice and more. Once the foundations are covered, choose courses according to your career goals. These include the law related to banking, consumers, income tax, corporate wrongdoing, human rights and international law – just to name a few.
program structure for detailed information.
Professional development and accreditation
During your study, make use of
Career Accelerator, a portfolio of professional development opportunities that are exclusive to UNSW Business School students and include:
This degree is professionally recognised and provides a career-ready standard of knowledge. Depending on the majors and courses chosen, accreditation is available from the Australian Human Resources Institute, Australian Securities and Investment Commission, CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, ACCA and Institute of Public Accountants.The program is accredited by the Legal Profession Admission Board. It meets the academic component for admission to practice as a solicitor and barrister of the Supreme Court of NSW
UNSW Business School degrees are shaped by industry leaders and world-class academics who recognise the future will present career opportunities that don’t exist today. Our Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Laws is designed to train your mind to adapt to future challenges. You will understand business concepts, practise problem-solving, and build skills in critical thinking and decision making.
Who is this degree for?
- Business-minded people who love reading, debating and policies
- You want a law degree as well as business knowledge and skills
- You’re interested in contract law, mergers and acquisitions, policy development and trade practices
Job and career prospects
As a graduate, you’ll be highly sought after by a range of employers including major law firms, government organisations, consulting firms and international organisations in roles such as:
- Commercial Manager
- Data Analyst
- Financial Adviser
- ICT Business/System Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Management Consultant
- Policy Adviser
- Property Business Analyst
- Recruitment Officer
- Risk Assessment Officer
- Superannuation Adviser
- Tax Adviser
- Venture Capitalist
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Why UNSW Business School?
UNSW Business School is a leading business school in the Asia-Pacific, with our subjects consistently ranking within the top 50 worldwide. We rank
1st worldwide for Risk and Actuarial Studies. Within Australia we rank 1st for Accounting and Finance, and
2nd for Business and Management studies. Worldwide, these subjects rank within the Top 50 along with Economics and Econometrics, and Computer Science and Information Systems. Read more about our rankings and reputation.
For this program we partner with
UNSW Law, currently ranked 14th in the 2019 QS World University Rankings and 13th in the Employer Reputation category; and “Well above world standard” in the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative.
Our students build professional networks among more than 90,000 Business School alumni worldwide and begin their new career before graduation. This undergraduate double degree incorporates a suite of professional development opportunities offered by
Career Accelerator, that are exclusive to UNSW’s Business School students. Career Accelerator helps you build industry connections through
mentoring, and you can undertake
global business practicums for credit towards your degree.